Amateur Radio Licensing; VE Test Sessions are being offered for prospective new applicants and individuals seeking to upgrade their amateur radio license.

VE Testing will be conducted on selected dates advised below and on published flyers.

If you are interested in testing on a VE Testing date, please click here to fill out our test session request form. If you are unable to view or submit the form, please RSVP your attendance to WFARCHamRadioTesting@gmail.com prior to the testing date. Please include the following information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • City, State, Zip
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Callsign (If applicable)
  • Test Requested (Technician, General, or Extra)
  • Requested Test Date (see schedule below)

You do not need to be a member of the WFARC to participate in testing.

Current Schedule

  • Thursday, Oct 26, 2023 at 7:00 PM

We will be conducting an ARRL Testing Session at our next meeting in October. The test will start at 6 pm and will be held at the Paradise VFD. Exam cost is $15. Applicants will need to have their FCC Registration number (FRN) in order to take the test.

More information is available on the ARRL testing page at https://www.arrl.org/what-to-bring-to-an-exam-session


Paradise Fire Department
303 Main St.
Paradise, TX 76073

Contact Info

Mike McDonald - AF5NC

Ham radio test

Misc Info

Test Fee:
$15 cash per test secession (Exact change only, please)

All applicants will need to bring two (2) forms of Government ID.

Upgrade applicants will also need to bring a copy of their current Amateur Radio License. If you do not have a paper copy, you can download one from FCC web site.

Due to the current health regulation, masks and social distancing is required.